Top journalists celebrated at symposium

Southport student Madelyn Knight was named the 2019 Indiana High School Journalist of the Year during the 12th annual IHSPA First Amendment Symposium March 14 at the Indiana Statehouse. One ...

Finalists named for 2019 student awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2019 The Indiana High School Press Association is proud to announce the finalists for the 2019 Indiana High School Journalist of the Year Award as ...

Finalists named for 2019 yearbook Hoosier Star

The Indiana High School Press Association is proud to announce the finalists for the yearbook Hoosier Star Award. IHSPA provides this opportunity for annual critique as a way for staffs to ...

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COLUMN: Truth and the lessons it teaches

This column was originally published Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 on TheStatehouseFile.com and ...

COLUMN: Scholastic journalism not immune from anti-media rhetoric

*Director’s Note: The following was originally published by TheStatehouseFile.com Aug. 13, 2018. ...

COLUMN: The true cost of censorship

By Anu Nattam Student Journalist Plainfield High School Earlier this year, five ...

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Indiana New Voices legislation filed for 2019

Several have asked about another attempt at passing a New Voices bill in 2019, and I wanted to confirm that we are indeed giving it another try this session. IHSPA will distribute news and information about the campaign to make this legislation a reality, but here is where we are right now: ● You can […]

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Members should review JOY contest guidelines

By Ryan Gunterman IHSPA Executive Director Happy almost winter break, IHSPA! Because I know some students work on their journalist of the year submission during the time off school, this is just a friendly reminder to review the JEA Journalist of the Year Scholarships page and follow this rubric while constructing the digital portfolio. Keep in […]

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Spring contest winners eligible for prize money

New for 2019, the Indiana High School Press Association will provide financial awards to spring contest winners. Guidelines for each competition are as follows: DAVID ADAMS FIRST AMENDMENT CONTEST ($100 prize to winning school, $50 prize to second place) Named after former IU Student Media Director and fierce student rights advocate David Adams, this award […]

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